Even though the Indian cricket team lost to Australia in the final of the U-19 World Cup, there is no doubt that its players performed brilliantly throughout the tournament. After this great performance, ICC has given a big and precious gift to the players.
ICC’s Best Playing XI
The ICC on Monday announced the best squad for the Under-19 World Cup, in which a total of 12 players were selected. Four Indian players have been given place in this team.
Four players from India got a place
Team India captain Uday Saharan, all-rounder Mushir Khan, batsman Sachin Dhas and left-arm spinner Soumya Pandey have been included in the ICC’s Best Playing XI. Australian captain Hugh Wagon has been made the captain of the tournament team. The team was selected by a panel of media, broadcasters and ICC representatives.
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Only 3 players from world champions Australia
The big thing is that only 3 players of world champion Australia were selected in this team. While two players from South Africa, West Indies and one player each from Pakistan have got a place.
Uday Saharan-Mushir Khan included in Best Playing-11
Team India captain Uday Saharan was the top scorer of the tournament. He scored 397 runs in 7 innings at an average of over 56. A century and three half-centuries came from Saharan’s bat. Mushir Khan also batted brilliantly and scored 360 runs at an average of 60. This player scored two centuries.
Sachin Das-Saumya Pandey got a place in the team
Middle order batsman Sachin Dhas also scored 303 runs at an average of over 60 in 7 matches. His strike rate was also more than 116. Apart from this, Sachin Dhas also scored a century and a half century. Soumya Pandey performed brilliantly in bowling. This player took 18 wickets in 7 matches. His economy rate was also only 2.68 runs per over.
Best Team of Under-19 World Cup:
Luan de Pretorius, Harry Dixon, Mushir Khan, Hugh Webgan, Uday Saharan, Sachin Dhas, Nathan Edwards, Callum Vidler, Ubaid Shah, Kwena Mafaka, Soumya Pandey, Jamie Dunk (12th man).
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